Transmedia returns to the New York Film Festival this year with the second edition of NYFF Convergence. Spotlighting the intersection of technology and storytelling, the program offers participants the opportunity to experience a curated selection of new immersive storytelling projects.
J.C. Chandor's All Is Lost stars Robert Redford in a film that surprised audiences in Cannes and will screen in NYFF51's Official Selection. With little dialogue, the film centers on a man struggling to survive at sea.
Georg Maas' feature Two Lives starring Juliane Köhler and Liv Ullmann will represent Germany as its official submission for the 86th Oscars in the Best Foreign Language category.
Public and domestic space inform the storytelling in Joanna Hogg's Exhibition and Claire Simon's Gare du Nord, both of which premiered at the recent Locarno Film Festival.
Film Society of Lincoln Center will host NYFF: Opening Act in the week leading up to the 51st New York Film Festival, showcasing past work from directors who will debut their latest films in this year's Main Slate.
Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue Is the Warmest Color is the controversial Palme d'Or winner that shocked some at the Cannes Film Festival with its sexually explicit love story between two young women.
Locarno celebrated late Portuguese filmmaker Paulo Rocha's prolific career with screenings of his latest film, If I Were a Thief... I'd Steal, and his debut, The Green Years, which won Best First Feature at the fest 50 years ago.
Cinema of Resistance unleashes its fury at the Film Society of Lincoln Center beginning Friday. Spotlighting films that are political in both subject matter and execution, the series highlights international titles from the '60s to the present, ranging from topics tackling prisons, Vietnam and Afghanistan to Wall Street.